Bear family just hanging out on Swedish golf course

Bear family just hanging out on Swedish golf course

A bear family has been roaming a Swedish golf course, and the best thing of all is that no one cares.

What do we actually know about the violence in Malmö?

What do we actually know about the violence in Malmö?

International media have presented a "distorted" view of a spate of Malmö shootings and an explosion, a senior police boss has told The Local.

‘Moving to northern Sweden was the best thing we’ve done’

‘Moving to northern Sweden was the best thing we’ve done’

In his farewell column, The Local’s northern Sweden correspondent, Paul Connolly, looks back at his first four years in Sweden.

Ten reasons why Stockholm Pride is simply awesome

Ten reasons why Stockholm Pride is simply awesome

Stockholm Pride 2017 kicks off in just a few days, and with everything from lectures to performances and the all important parade, there’s plenty to love. Here’s why we think it’s pretty amazing.

Russian ‘terror suspect’ held at Swedish airport walks free

Russian ‘terror suspect’ held at Swedish airport walks free

UPDATED: A 35-year-old man has been released from police custody after being arrested at Arlanda Airport in Stockholm on Friday morning.

In pictures: Why is Nordic design so hot right now?

In pictures: Why is Nordic design so hot right now?

Design agency Studio Esinam investigates together with Houzz.se why the world is falling in love with Nordic style.

Cashless Swedes sitting on old bills worth billions

Cashless Swedes sitting on old bills worth billions

Old Swedish bank notes worth 1.4 billion kronor are still circulating, according to the country’s central bank, despite them having been declared invalid a month ago.

Stockholm one of world’s best places to live: magazine

Stockholm one of world’s best places to live: magazine

Stockholm is the tenth best city in the world to live in, reckons this British magazine.

How to make Swedish ‘Dream’ cookies for fika

How to make Swedish ‘Dream’ cookies for fika

Want to fika but think cinnamon buns are too complicated? Try this recipe for a simple but yummy Swedish cookie.